Money, Love 
A Booksense 76 Pick
Brad Barkley
Author of Money, Love and Alison's Automotive Repair Manual

A Barnes and Noble "Discover Great New Writers" selection, and a Best First Novel of 2000 as chosen by The Washington Post and Library Journal.


"Readers who value insight and meaning will be interrupting one another to announce this new author's arrival."  The Baltimore Sun

"Sweetly comic.... Barkley's entertaining story provides humor and poignancy in equal measure." Publishers Weekly

"Terrifically entertaining...a thoroughly captivating debut.  First novels don't get much better than this." Kirkus Reviews

"...filled to the brim with fall-down funny scenes an vividly etched, unforgettable characters." The Washington Post 

"Death cars, Crown Royal, Rod McKuen and door-to-door sales. Money, Love is a gentle and funny coming of age that frames loss and innocence in completely American terms. " Stewart O'Nan, author of A Prayer for the Dying

"Fans of Michael Malone's Handling Sin will love Brad Barkley's Money, Love. It's a hilarious first novel by a very talented young writer. "Richard Russo, author of Nobody's Fool